6-year-old girl dies in tragic boating accident on Mississippi lake

Published 6:24 am Monday, June 27, 2022

A young girl died in a boating accident on Grenada Lake Sunday afternoon.

WTVA in Tupelo reports that officials from the Grenada County Sheriff’s Office say the accident happened shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday.

The sheriff’s office reports that a 6-year-old girl, who has not been identified, fell off a boat and then was accidentally run over by the same boat from which she fell.

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The Grenada County Coroner’s Office pronounced the girl dead at 2:33 p.m.

The death has been ruled an accident.